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Sky Pony Press
(2016-09-06)

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SOCCER SHOCKER!

Nancy Krulik

The second in a fantastically funny new chapter book series by internationally bestselling author Nancy Krulik and her daughter, Amanda Elizabeth Burwasser, Soccer Shocker is destined to win tons of fans.

When Mom tells Logan that Java is joining his soccer team, the Purple Wombats, he’s not thrilled. It’s a lot of work teaching his new robot cousin how to act like a human—and keeping him out of trouble—and Logan needs a break.

Still, being programmed for success means that Java’s also great at scoring. He might just turn the Wombats into a championship team, beating Sherry and Jerry Silverspoon and their Red Polar Bears . . . if he’d just let the other kids play, too. After being replaced as the Wombats’ MVP, Logan’s had enough.

But when Java gets wet and goes on the fritz, can the whole team—even a short-circuiting Java—come together to score the winning goal?

Nancy Krulik is the author of more than two hundred books for children and young adults including three "New York Times" bestsellers and the popular Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo, George Brown, Class Clown, and Magic Bone series. She lives with her husband and crazy beagle mix in New York, New York.

Amanda Elizabeth Burwasser holds a BFA with honors in Creative Writing from Pratt Institute in New York City. Her senior thesis, a screenplay entitled "Born to Me," earned her the coveted Pratt Circle Award upon graduation. This former native New Yorker is now a preschool teacher, residing in Santa Cruz, California.

Mike Moran is a dad, husband and illustrator. He has worked for really fun clients and his illustrations can be seen in children s books, animation, magazines, games, World Series programs, and more. He often dreams of playing first base for the New York Mets, being a songwriter in Nashville or the 5th Beatle. He lives in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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8. November 2016, review
This quirky new chapter book series is fast-paced and full of Amelia Bedelia–style gags. Moran’s black-and-white cartoon drawings add to the humor and appeal. Java is an endearingly naive and enthusiastic character, and Logan is believable as a frustrated

School Library Journal (for the series PROJECT DROID)

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